August 7, 2017

New York cities bugs of spring

Spring has sprung in New York City. No matter what borough you reside there are certain bugs that love the climate of spring. Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens, Bronx and Manhattan all share the same temperature changes between the months of March – June. Lets face it, we cant blame these pests for loving those temperatures because We love them too! Ants love these temperatures. The first day over 60 degrees many people begin to see ants crawling around their backyards and sometimes even the kitchen. Ants not only love the temperatures in spring, they also love the cookouts! Since the […]
August 7, 2017

Wood Destroying Carpenter Ants

Worldwide, there are more than twelve thousand species of ants known to man. Locally, we encounter just a few types of these ants. The climate you live in can predict what type of ant species you have in your neighborhood. The most common are the Odorous house ants, Pavement ants, and Carpenter ants. Since many ant species exhibit similar behavior, inexperienced exterminators may treat them in a similar fashion. Out of all the types of species, Carpenter ants should be surveilled as they are known to cause almost as much damage as termites. These wood-destroying pests can be up to […]
August 7, 2017

Brooklyn Pest Control Questions

We recently asked our Twitter followers, Facebook fans, and Google+ followers to ask us any questions they may have about pests. We gave them free range to ask us about bed bugs, mice, ants, roaches, fleas, termites, or what ever pest they choose. We decided to post the questions to our blog. This is our customers Frequently Asked Questions about Brooklyn pest control. Mary-ann in park slope, Brooklyn wanted to know “Why do exterminators need more than one visit to treat bed bugs? Why cant they do it in one shot?”. Great question from park slope! You see Mary-Ann bed bugs are like no other pest. They are […]
August 7, 2017

If the materials are safe, why is my pest control operator wearing a mask?

Day in and day out, when pest control operators are treating a home for pests customers will ask them “If the materials your using are safe, then why do you have to wear a mask?” This is a great question! Many people associate the wearing of a dusk mask or respirator with immediate danger. What they don’t understand is that as technicians and applicators we must protect our selves from daily conditions conducive to increased chance for respiratory infesfections. According to many product labels, any applicator who is applying any type of pesticide or insecticide must be wearing a respirator. […]
August 7, 2017

Pest Control resources for homeowners

When a homeowner/tenant in NYC witnesses a roach crawling in their home they are not sure what to do next. Frantic, they usually either spray a can of raid or hire an exterminator without much research done.  Here at Northeastern Exterminating we like to inform the public of information that they can benefit from when it comes to pest control. As we always say, an educated customer is a smart customer. We have listed a few websites that you may find valuable when living in New York City. If there is one great quality about NYC.gov, they are very proactive about […]
August 7, 2017

History of Pest Control: A Brief Timeline

In the past as well as present, pest control is has always been a necessity. As early as man could document there has been evidence of pest management methods as early as 2500 B.C. ( In some cases, even earlier ). As our past blog post has suggested there are many beneficial insects to the environment. As those insects turn into actual pests, we need to develop pest management methods to minimize and sometime completely eradicate these pests. In todays blog post we will touch on the historic view of pest management. 2500 B.C. There was evidence suggesting this to […]
August 7, 2017

Finding The Right Pest Control Pro

If you search ” exterminator ” in your google search bar right now, you will receive hundreds of local pest control companies in your area. What makes one different from another? Many think that all exterminators are the same and this could not be furthest from the truth. There are many overlooked qualities you want to look for when hiring a pest control professional to eliminate the pest problem in your home or business. In today’s blog post we will make this search a bit easier for you and list some qualities you should be seeking for. Experience. When looking […]